Cookbooks for Kids

A few of my favorite kid-approved recipes and kid-friendly cookbooks that will help you raise a happy, healthy eater and competent young chef.

America’s Test Kitchen Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs a comprehensive and easy-to-read resource with a ton of kid-approved recipes designed to get kids in the kitchen and learning real cooking skills

Big Book of Gluten Free Cooking family comfort food including crockpot cooking and an index sorted by dairy-free, egg-free, vegetarian, and vegan

Big Book of Organic Baby Food: Baby Purées, Finger Foods, and Toddler Meals For Every Stage perfect for beginner cooks looking to feed their families and for parents who want to expose their smooth food loving kiddo to new flavors

Big Book of Organic Toddler Food toddler-friendly healthy recipes created by a registered dietitian and mom

Cook in a Book series take for your pick from pizza, pancakes, tacos, and cookies, this interactive and beautifully illustrated book series is best for young kiddos starting out in the kitchen. It provides simple recipes that are 100% adult-free, knife-free, oven-free, and mess-free

Cooking Class fun recipes that kids will love to make and eat and the Cooking & Baking Class Box Set which includes cooking and baking books and a bonus cutting board; the books begin simply with simple sandwiches on a stick and advance to pizza, tacos, and homemade bread

Help Yourself Cookbook for Kids plant-based recipes for the vegan and vegetarian young chefs

Kid Stir - delivers fun instructional cooking kits for kids ages 5-10. Each delivery includes three seasonal recipes, two cooking tools, fun games, fact sheets, and grocery lists.

Visual Recipes: A Cookbook for Non-Readers these 35 basic recipes are designed specifically for individuals with autism and no cooking experience to foster independence and confidence. The cookbook includes clear photographs to demonstrate all of the steps to recipe success